Toyota Blue Grass S. (G1)

Race 10 at Keeneland on April 13, 2013

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.27
Order of Finish
1

Java's War

War Pass  – Java (GB)

3YO Colt

$450,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: War Pass , Dark Bay or Brown, 2005. Lifetime: 121 yearlings sold, median $30,945.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rainbow Quest , Bay, 1981.
2

Palace Malice

Curlin  – Palace Rumor

3YO Colt

$150,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:W. S. Farish
  • O:Dogwood Stable
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Curlin , Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 262 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Royal Anthem , Bay, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $25,000; 2012 KEEAPR, $200,000.
3

Charming Kitten

Kitten's Joy  – Iteration

3YO Colt

$75,000
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • O:Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 338 yearlings sold, median $59,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Wild Again , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
4

Rydilluc

Medaglia d'Oro  – Swift and Classy

3YO Colt

$37,500
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. & Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds, LLC
  • O:Green, L., Massaro, J., Lerner, H., Shay, S. and Dellatore-Bobo, T.
5

Fear the Kitten

Kitten's Joy  – Dynarhythm

3YO Colt

$22,500
  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • O:Frank D. Irvin
6

Balance the Books

Lemon Drop Kid  – Kreisleriana

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Scott C. Heider & Knowles Bloodstock, Inc.
  • O:Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
7

My Name Is Michael

Macho Uno  – Graciously Soft

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Sun Valley Farm
  • O:Butzer, Barry and Wachtel Stable
8

Channel Isle

English Channel  – Dandanna (IRE)

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Joseph Rocco, Jr.
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Bluegrass Hall, LLC
  • O:Calumet Farm
9

Dynamic Sky

Sky Mesa  – Murani

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Arosa Farms
  • O:John C. Oxley
10

Uncaptured

Lion Heart  – Captivating

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Miguel Mena
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:William D. Graham
  • O:John C. Oxley
11

Tesseron

Tapit  – Cute Cognac

3YO Colt

$1,667
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Josie Carroll
  • B:Magalen O. Bryant
  • O:Donver Stable
12

West Hills Giant

Frost Giant  – Outtawesthills

3YO Colt

$1,666
  • J:Jose L. Espinoza
  • T:John P. Terranova, II
  • B:Robert Castelli
  • O:Long Island Racing Stables, Sunrise Stables and Bentivegna, Gina
13

Undrafted

Purim  – French Jeannette

3YO Gelding

$1,666
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Wesley A. Ward
  • B:Catesby W. Clay Investment LLC
  • O:Wes Welker
14

Footbridge

Street Cry (IRE)  – Thousand Islands (GB)

3YO Colt

$1,666
  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
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